• On campus: July 10, 2015

    Rogers graduates from Baylor

    Baylor University conferred degrees on more than 2,300 graduates during spring commencement exercises in the Ferrell Center on the Baylor campus. Jenna Celeste Rogers, of Simpsonville, Bachelor of Arts, medical humanities, cum laude.

  • Local student wins scholarship

    Jacob Barnett dreams of researching new advances in agriculture.  Rachel Sibert loves animals and would like to care for them as a veterinarian.  Taylor Nash believes nothing would be better than teaching future generations about the science he loves – agriculture.  All three of these young people will begin following those dreams with the scholarship help of the Louisville Ag Club.

  • On campus: July 3, 2015

    Local students on dean’s list at Berea
    Local students named to the dean’s list at Berea College were Nathaniel Ayers of Shelbyville and Tevin Shouse of Mount Eden. A student is named to the List who achieves a GPA of 3.4 or higher for a minimum course load equivalent to 16 semester hours.

    Campbellsville grads

  • SCHS graduating senior receives KACo Presidential Scholarship award

    The Kentucky Association of Counties has awarded a $2,000 scholarship to an outstanding 2015 graduating senior from Shelby County High School, Olivia Matlin, at the recent awards program at the high school.

    The KACo Scholarship Selection Committee selected Matlin to receive its 15th annual Presidential Scholarship Award. The scholarship honors KACo’s current association president and Shelby County Magistrate Hubert Pollett, who presented the award.

  • On campus: June 26, 2015

    Jonsson graduates at Brevard
    Michael Stephen Jonsson
    of Taylorsville received his bachelor science in biology at Brevard College in North Carolina. Brevard College is committed to an experiential liberal arts education that encourages personal growth and inspires artistic, intellectual and social action.


  • Cornerstone has eight grads

    Cornerstone Christian Academy Class of 2015 graduation class included Rosemary Thompson, Claire Gibson (Valedictorian), Trevor Watkins (Salutatorian), Kelley Berry, Taylor Hamblin, Angel Bennett, Chris Kennedy, and Abby Lanham.

  • On campus: June 19, 2015

    UT Martin names local students to honor roll

  • On campus: June 12, 2015

    Cumberlands announce leadership scholarship recipients

  • Smith graduate from UK

    Tanner Jacob Smithgraduated from the University of Kentucky with a BA in architecture. Smith remained on the Dean’s List with a GPA of 3.974, and he plans to pursue a masters in architecture at UK this fall. He is the son of Bryan and Mary Hayes Smith of Simpsonville, and grandson of Jake and Carol Lou Smith, Ann C. Hayes and Mickey Hayes.

  • 6 to compete for Miss Shelby County Fair teen pageant

    Shelby County girls will compete Tuesday in the Miss Shelby County Fair Teen pageant. The winner will compete in the Miss Teen Kentucky County Fair pageant. The contestants are judged on beauty, poise and personality.